Brie Larson Shades Casey Affleck’s Controversial Best Actor Win

Brie Larson swept awards season final yr for her unforgettable portrayal of a survivor of rape and kidnapping in Room.

So, as many have identified, it is form of a merciless irony she spent all of this awards season handing statues to Casey Affleck, who has been accused twice of sexual harassment and assault.

The 2016 Best Actress winner has been a vocal champion for survivors of sexual assault earlier than and since her acclaimed efficiency.

Perhaps we’re projecting, however she undoubtedly appeared lower than thrilled to be bestowing Hollywood’s prime honor to the 41-year-old for his efficiency in Manchester by the Sea.

89th Annual Academy Awards – Backstage


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Seven years in the past, two ladies on set of his 2010 movie, I am Still Here, accused Casey of verbally and bodily harassing them.


Though Casey has by no means been convicted of against the law and has loved a season of accolades, it hasn’t come with out criticism.

Many noticed Brie’s chilly response to his win as an indication of her disapproval.

Compare that to her response to Emma Stone’s win — they may not be extra completely different!

During final yr’s ceremony, Brie made headlines after Lady Gaga sang Best Song nominee “‘Til It Happens to You” from the documentary The Hunting Ground.  

A lot of campus rape survivors stood alongside Gaga within the emotional efficiency. As they exited the stage, Brie stood to embrace each single survivor.

Brie wasn’t the one girl within the room passively expressing their disapproval. Several ladies within the entrance rows remained seated as Casey took the stage.

Chrissy Teigen took a nap. Reaction to the late-running present or shade for Casey? You determine.

The web has undoubtedly determined, although!